Course Descriptions

Survey of World History II - HIST 1112


A survey of world history from 1500 to modern times.

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Credit Hours


  • None


  • FREE

Course Equivalency

    Course Syllabus    

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Students will be able to identify, discuss, and make connections between key moments, themes, and individuals in the modern world since 1500.
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze how the factors of race, class, gender, and ethnicity shaped the modern world since 1500.
  • Students will be able to recognize instances of collaboration and resistance with the dominant political systems.
  • Students will be able to generate a carefully constructed and persuasive historical interpretation in an essay that shows understanding of the developments across political and/or social boundaries.
  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Geographies of Power
  • Unit 2: Intellectual Change from the 15th to 17th Century
  • Unit 3: Comparative Expansion
  • Unit 4: Political & Intellectual Change in the 19th Century
  • Unit 5: Industrial Revolution
  • Unit 6: Imperialism
  • Unit 7: Global Wars & Change in the 20th Century
  • Unit 8: Decolonization, Independence, & Post-Cold War

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Discussions – 30%
  • Quizzes – 30%
  • Essays – 10%
  • Midterm Exam – 15%
  • Final Exam – 15%
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